Tropical Storm Iota strengthens to a hurricane as it approaches Central America

Iota has strengthened into the 13th hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and is expected to become a major hurricane as it approaches Central America, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday. “Reconnaissance aircraft finds Iota has strengthened into the thirteenth hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season,” NHC said. As of 10… Read More Tropical Storm Iota strengthens to a hurricane as it approaches Central America

Central America countries begin evacuations as Tropical Storm Iota edges closer

As Tropical Storm Iota barrels toward Central America, authorities are urging communities to evacuate before it unleashes “life threatening” flooding across a region still recovering from Hurricane Eta’s devastation. Iota is expected to intensify to major hurricane strength or just short of it by the time it smashes into the jungles of the Miskito Coast… Read More Central America countries begin evacuations as Tropical Storm Iota edges closer

Ten dead as Tropical Storm Iota moves towards Central America

As Tropical Storm Iota barrels toward Central America, ten people were killed or reported missing in a landslide in Guatemala, authorities said on Saturday, in the latest disaster triggered by this year’s unprecedented hurricane season. Iota is expected to intensify to hurricane strength or just short of it by the time it smashes into the… Read More Ten dead as Tropical Storm Iota moves towards Central America